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Sep 11, 2012 6:00am PDT
in honor of the september 11th attacks. this afternoon president obama will head to walter reid medical senator where he will meet with wounded warriors and their families. both mitt romney and paul ryan have released statements in commemoration of this tragedy. romney promises we as a nation will never forget paul ryan extends his gratitude to the military and mentions first responders who are still suffering in new york. federal health officials have added 58 new types of cancer to the list of covered illnesses for those exposed to toxins at ground zero. coverage for treatment and care is available to first responders within 30 days. the port authority and september 11th memorial foundation has reached a deal to complete the museum at ground zero. the two agencies have reached an impasse over both who will paid for the museum and who will oversee it. better coordination between the two parties, and an advisory committee that would hammer out additional disputes between the two parties. a lot of people at play here. so you got a lot of political people coming together and a lot
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Sep 17, 2012 6:00am PDT
start? top romney advisor faults obama for the murder of u.s. ambassador. really? is this a campaign in free fall? >> also kidnapped the lindbergh baby. >> stephanie: he doubled down on his ridiculous comments. the first comment wasn't from the administration. it was from the embassy there. he just -- it is unbelievable. i don't even know what to say. >> coming up in right-wing world, everybody pretty much blames obama for the troubles in libya and the middle east. >> stephanie: yes because he shot the stupid video. >> by the way, there is a conspiracy snausage. >> stephanie: if romney was president, that wouldn't have happened. >> that it was partially funded by atlas jugs. [ ♪ dramatic ♪ ] >> that's just a rumor. not reporting it as fact. >> there's something very -- >> stephanie: the fact that i'm dating jodie foster. >> okay. we report. you decide. but the thing is movies, the owning thing slamming mohammed came in a voice-over tacked on later. >> stephanie: he'll take any voice-over to get out of here early. i voiced what? all of the people involved in it said we had no idea
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Sep 6, 2012 6:00am PDT
another big round of speakers tonight capped off of course by president obama. the star last night absolutely goes to bill clinton. take a look at this. >> the republican argument against the president reelection is actually pretty simple pretty snappy. it went something like this. we left him a total mess. he hasn't cleaned it up fast enough. so fire him and put us back in. [ cheers and applause ] >> clinton spoke for nearly an hour, and as usual he did write the speech himself, but much of what he said was off of the cuff. and if you were wondering where hilary clinton was her secretary of state duties have her literally a world away. she is standing in for president obama at the economic cooperation forum leader this week. this is the first democratic national convention she missed in four decades. take a look at this here is a great photo showing mrs. clinton catching up on the dnc. has bill clinton spoke last night, hashtag 2016 was one of the most popular. we'll be back after the break. for more online go to current.com/stephaniemiller. this year the presidential campaigns ar
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Sep 14, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >> john: good morning. >> caller: yes i do campaign for president obama. >> john: yay! >> caller: and i have to tell everyone the question that is asked of me most of the time is what is entitlements? most people don't know. i want to mention everything that romney said he was going to do away with. so here they go -- and this is an insurance claim for everyone that thinks we want fit-free stuff, this is a safety net for everyone. social security is going. medicare is going. i talked to a lady that takes care of medicaid patients. it's $3,000 a month just to take care of someone who has alzheimer's. they said they are going to broke unions which started last year. and why? because their employers do not like -- our companies don't like unions, so they are going to do what romney does would imagine, and hire everyone minimum wage -- >> john: as teddy roosevelt said labor has to be organized because corporations are organized. stop calling them entitlements and start calling them earned benefits. >> caller: i like that better. >> john: entitlements -- if you read the word liberal in the d
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Sep 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
going to show mr. obama way up in the polls, so republicans go why even bother voting. >> stephanie: there we go again. reporting the actual polls, karl. >> did you assume for a minute that you could use numbers without being accused of being a liberal, and this is what the republicans are doing. for the last couple of weeks it has been, look, the polls are really tight. and for a while they had a point there, the national polls were really tight. but we don't elect our president by the national polls. it is through the electoral college. >> stephanie: yeah. and the other number he apparently didn't want to mention is the fox news poll. which shows obama way ahead. >> that's where things get inconvenient. >> stephanie: yeah. he is at the point where he is approaching double digits in florida, ohio and virginia and the calculus said -- calculus from my right-wing friends is an advanced form of math -- the calculus said if romney didn't win florida he could not come up with the electorates to win at all. and now not only is he losing florida, but he is losing ohio and virginia, and mo
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Sep 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
be filling in for steph all week in spite of a very angry letter from michelle obama. i'm delighted to be here. we have great guests lined up today and all week long. really what matters most is that you the current viewer get your news from the only channel that matters and the only news girl that matters of course, i'm talking about the luminous and brilliant jacki schechner. good morning jacki. >> good morning, john, how are you? can you hear me? maybe he can't hear me. good morning everybody. there is no viable path to the presidency for mitt romney that does not include ohio and new poll numbers show that he's now losing to president obama in the key battleground state. the president holds a 5-point lead, this according to the public policy polling which is a democratic leaning outfit. but what's important about this is that mitt romney's campaigning in ohio today and at this point in the game, the numbers show he still has some significant work to do. president up 50 to 45. meanwhile, mitt romney may have set a record for the fastest flip-flop ever. on "meet the press" yesterd
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Sep 24, 2012 6:00am PDT
: the obama campaign is nailing mitt romney on his tax returns. >> happy now? >> stephanie: no. the disclosures only raised additional questions. for instance why were more than 65 of the pages have to do with offshore accounts? why did he have dozens of foreign accounts. those are in his power to answer. he plays a lower tax rate than most families because of though tax loopholes and cuts. >> maybe we should ask all of the other presidents who have had swiss bank accounts -- oh wait a minute. >> stephanie: this is the part i found hilarious. the romneys limited their charitable contributions based on the statement he made in august. so they took less of a deduction that they could have. but he can go back and claim it later. [ bell chimes ] [ applause ] >> stephanie: after he wins the election. >> that's convenient. >> stephanie: if romney would have taken all of the tax cuts available to him, he would be playing 9% in taxes. remember he said i shouldn't be president if i paid more taxes than i am supposed to. to "new york times" notes it is possible that mr. romney could still cla
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Sep 20, 2012 6:00am PDT
to me some more. [ laughter ] >> good morning, everybody. today it's president obama's turn to meet the candidates. yesterday mitt romney tried to do damage control at the same forum, saying he would be president for the 100% in spite being caught on camera saying there was 47% of the electorate that consider themselves victims. that secretly-reported tape also showed mitt romney saying he would be a better shot at being president if he were latino. when we spoke on the term immigration, he used the term illegal aliens. >> romney: with a few months before the election, he puts in place something which is temporary, which does not solve this issue. i will solve it on a permanent basis. [ applause ] >> meanwhile romney's attempt to court those in the coal industry has taken a turn. a new ad the company that owns the mine pulled the workers out for the rally and shut down work for the afternoon, because senior managers wanted to attend the rally. they were not paid for the time they were forced above ground. the owner has hosted fundraisers for and donated to the romney campaign. we ar
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Sep 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
, obama surrogate. can i tell you that jim ward actually helped me apply my false eyelashes, that's the extent of our staff. and do somebody do a bang trim during the break. >> it is humid here. the backs of my knees are sweating. >> stephanie: literally there are people fleeing from north carolina to another state because we are not the only ones in a crack hotel. >> where is eisenberg when you need them. >> stephanie: all of the glamor of the dnc. and you again were picked up at the airport by a fancy handler, i was picked up by the guy who owns this show and is trying to kill me for the life insurance money. i was like i could have taken a cab. and he is like oh know. >> the lobster was fabulous. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: we were just talking about how the dnc had -- it was like a little skit, a brown, face and a hispanic face and no policies that actually help any of those people. and i was laughing, and a guy said here i would like to talk to you on the air about how gay people should be conservative. >> oh, no. >> stephanie: yes, i'll get on that. >> yes the plank of the republic
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Sep 25, 2012 6:00am PDT
. president obama is going to address the nation in a little more from an hour now, and say the u.s. will do what it can to stop iran from getting a nuclear weapon. netenyahu has been pushing the president to draw a hard red line with tehran and president obama wants to exhaust all non-military options first. the president will talk about embassies around the world and how the u.s. will bing justice to those who harm americans. >> romney: he said the developments in the middle east are bumps in the road. [ laughter ] >> romney: yeah that was my reaction. >> the obama campaign said romney is once again politicizing an international tragedy and taking the president's comments out of context. one romney remark that is tough to take in context is at a fund raiser over the weekend. his wife's plane had an electrical fire on board and had to make an emergency landing. he said he doesn't understand why windows on planes didn't open, and thought that was dangerous. [ laughter ] >> you can't make this stuff up. we're back after the break. ♪ >> on tonight's show, suzanne somers is going to
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Sep 26, 2012 6:00am PDT
president obama, you know what you have to do, beat ohio. he's got campaign events in bowling green state university and kent state university today marking his 29th visit to ohio since taking office. if you exclude the d.c. suburbs of virginia and maryland, it is more than any other state besides new york where the president likes to go to fund raise and considerably more than any other swing state. according to "the washington post," either the president or vice president biden pops up in ohio every three weeks and usually with good financial news for the state. in march ohio got a federal grant for new manufacturing center, it was the first awarded and the administration awarded ohio about $125 million in tax credits to promote clean energy. officials say sometimes good policies also end up being good politics. mitt romney also in ohio wrapping up the three-day romney/ryan bus tour there. while "the new york times" reports that the two plan to campaign more together and they did so yesterday. ryan did the first day of the tour alone and romney will lobby himself today as his runn
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Sep 7, 2012 6:00am PDT
anything, that's the name of the show. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> obama: if the critics are right that i made all of my decisions based on polls, i must not be very good reading them. i know exactly what lincoln meant when he said i have been driven to my knees many times by the overwhelming conviction that i had nowhere else to go. >> stephanie: powerful stuff i thought. i'm joined by terry o'neal president of the national organization of women. hey, ter. >> hey steph. it's going to be here. >> stephanie: thank you for joining us in the empty shell of the democratic national convention. what a convention where do you start, right? >> tuesday night michelle obama knocks it out of the park and absolutely electrifies the crowd. wednesday it gets better and by wednesday morning, the people were just pumped. >> stephanie: yeah, it's not just that we have the policies -- that are better for women, we presented i don't know how many amazing awesome women. that's the best thing you can do is show what awesome women are like including jennifer grandholm. let's hear line of the night. >> now sure sure mit
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Sep 13, 2012 6:10am PDT
evening the obama said that was by the embassy they didn't speak for us. mitt romney jumped on this along with reince pribus. >> one of the good things that has come out of this is you have got various members of the media finally saying what is going on here. you have america helpren who tweeted out, doubling down equals the most craven and ill-advised moment of 2012 that's why they are calling it the lehman moment. >> john: uh-huh. >> when john mccain tried to suspend his campaign. joe scarborough tweeted out that he had been inundated from emails and calls from elected gop leaders who think romney's response was a mistake. you have peggy nunan saying i don't believe that mr. romney has been doing himself any favor lately. ben smith if you think the eye rolling at romney is just coming from the main stream media, call up some republican foreign policy hands. >> john: i heard john sununu himself. >> this is a problem for romney. what he is doing now, when he is trying to appeal to the right-wing evangelical base by making it clear that he really doesn't like muslims. it's all a pla
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Sep 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
talking point. he likes to say we lost jobs overall over the obama presidency. that was never true if you factor in the hundreds of thousands of jobs that were lost before the president ever took office. we're back in a few minutes. unrivaled analysis and commentary. >> you're going to hear that (vo) the only network with real-time reaction straight from the campaigns and from viewers like you. >>now that's politically direct. are they contagious? i don't think so. [ male announcer ] contract the rainbow! taste the rainbow! then how'd i get this... [ voice of dennis ] ...allstate safe driving bonus check? what is that? so weird, right? my agent, tom, said... [ voice of dennis ] ...only allstate sends you a bonus check for every six months you're accident-free... ...but i'm a woman. maybe it's a misprint. does it look like a misprint? ok. what i was trying... [ voice of dennis ] silence. ♪ ♪ ask an allstate agent about the safe driving bonus check. are you in good hands? [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's the "stephanie miller show"! ♪ i'm walking on
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Sep 21, 2012 6:00am PDT
schechner. >> happy friday everyone. good morning. both president obama and paul ryan are set to address the aarp life at 50-plus conference held in new orleans today. the president will speak by seattle and then paul ryan will speak. paul ryan is expected to repeat the lies saying there is $715 billion of cuts as opposed to savings. we'll attack the independent advisory board which is supposed to make recommendations on how to conservative spending. and is expected to bring his mother. then president obama will attend a rally in orlando. yesterday he talked about not pass immigration reform and how that was the biggest failure of his first term. and talked about mitt romney's 47% comment, that 47% of americans consider themselves victims and are irresponsible. >> obama: when you express an attitude that half of the country considers themselves victims, that they want to be dependent on government, my thinking is maybe you haven't gotten around a lot. >> if you take a look at the debate last night between tim kaine and george allen, david gregory asked how they were responding. kaine sai
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Sep 19, 2012 6:00am PDT
those veterans, they will vote for mr. obama no matter what and we can't teach them self-reliance. >> according to romney, the person you see in the wheelchair is a moocher. >> worse. a government employee trained by other government employees an expansion of big government in the form of a standing army that more republicans are actually for but never mind. still government employees. the federal government houses, trains and feeds the military personnel they love so much and supplies -- >> stephanie: it's hard to pick a favorite headline today jim. associated press republicans bad gets worse for romney. [ wah wah ] a brad stretch for mitt -- a bad stretch for rit -- mitt romney got worse. the latest heartburn is his refusal to back down from his statement that nearly half of americans believe they're victims depending on the government. that's the other thing. he always has to act butch so no one calls him a flop flopper. it doesn't matter how disastrous shooting your mouth off before you know what american diplomat has died, he will not apologize. he told fox news i know some b
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Sep 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
the "the stephanie miller show." yeah, i'm rockin' the barack obama t-shirt and the baseball hat the rest of the week. charlotte humidity has won the war with my hair. i've not been able to get a bang trim -- oh i thought you were going to make a joke. my bangs are too long and the humidity. i'm out. i'm a -- dressing like a girl. we're live from the democratic national convention in charlotte, north carolina. jim, you mentioned governor duvall patrick taking it to him last night. let's take a listen. >> this is the president who delivered the security of affordable healthcare to every single american in every corner of this country after 90 years of pride. this is the president who brought osama bin laden to justice, who ended the war in iraq and is ending the war in afghanistan. >> i could have done that! >> this is the president who ended don't ask don't tell so that love of country not love of another determines fitness for service. who made equal pay for equal work the law of the land. >> yeah. >> this is the president who saved the american auto industry from extinction, the am
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Sep 18, 2012 6:00am PDT
obama campaign said mitt romney shows disdain and disgust for half of america and has no business being president. and jimmy carter's grandson james produced the video. he has been out of work and is doing republican opposition research, essentially just for fun. the chair of the democratic party tweeted out he is offering james a job. he can come to ohio and start work today. we're back with more stephanie after the break. stay with us. susan sarandon and cyndi lauper. from silver screens... to flat screens... twizzlerize your entertainment everyday with twizzlers the twist you can't resist. >>(narrator) bill press is on current tv. >>liberal and proud of it. >>(narrator) unafraid, outspoken, and above all politically direct. >>we'll do our best to carry the flag from 6 to 9 every morning. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's the "stephanie miller show"! ♪ i'm walking on sunshine woe ho ♪ ♪ i'm walking on sunshine woe ho ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good ♪ ♪ hey all right now ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good ♪ [ sighs ] >> stephanie: now what are we g
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Sep 12, 2012 6:00am PDT
. one of mitt romney's biggest lies and it is a lie he repeats again and again. is that barack obama went around the world apologizing for america. this is a lie. go look on president will ilfact. it is a lie. a lot of people have had to apologize for bush. he said the government was apologizing to the muslims. that is not the truth. what happened was -- i'm going to repeat this again. we said it in the first hour. the embassy the american embassy in egypt put out a statement saying the embassy of the u.s. and cairo condemns the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of muslims. referring to this film that the egyptian media ran clips of in site of the violence yesterday. mitt romney is saying -- at 10:00 last night politico reported that the obama administration disavowed the statement from their own embassy in cairo to apologize. and again, it is not an apology. it is condemning the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of muslims because you have reince priebus saying barack obama is apologizing to terrorists
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